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60.000 Petitions Sent to Nixon

May 8, 1972
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Sixty thousand petitions were sent to President Nixon as part of a national one million petition campaign of the National Conference on Soviet Jewry, urging him to exert his influence on behalf of Soviet Jews, it was announced by Walter Roth, president of the American Jewish Congress, Council of Greater Chicago. President Nixon is asked to take advantage of his Soviet visit to convey to Russian leaders American concern for Soviet Jews.

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